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Saturday, September 5

Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa
Saturday, September 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Madrone Art Bar
Prince vs. Michael Jackson DJ Party | NoPa

Pay tribute to both the King of Pop and the Purple One every first Saturday of the month at the Madrone Art Bar’s “The Prince and Michael Experience,” which celebrates their work with a healthy dose of competition as fans go head-to-head on the dance ...

Free A’s Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 5 – 9:05 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch the fireworks outside of the Coliseum.
| Oakland Coliseum
Free A's Post-Game Fireworks Show | Oakland

As soon as the A’s game is over, make sure you’re near the Coliseum to enjoy a spectacular fireworks display over the stadium following the game outside the ballpark approximately three hours after the game starts, whether the A’s win or lose. There’s no need to pay ...

Sunday, September 6

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Sunday, September 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...

Free Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
| 640 STANYAN STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94117
Free Ashtanga Vinyasa Morning Yoga Flow | SF

Primary Series Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga , flowing through breath and sequence of postures that uplifts and energizes the mind, body and spirit. Come and unroll your mat to an invigorating practice that jumpstarts your Sunday. All levels welcome. Bring your yoga mat, face towel, water and your positive ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 17,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Normally $12, the museum offers free admission every first Sunday the month. Please ...

Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California
Sunday, September 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Museum of California
Free First Sunday Admission | Oakland Museum of California

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) brings together collections of art, history and natural science under one roof to tell the extraordinary stories of California and its people. As the only museum to focus entirely on the art and history of California, the diverse collections ...

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

Off the Grid hosts a full season of Picnic at the Presidio from 11 am to 4 pm every Sunday through the fall at the Main Parade Ground Lawn. Expect yummy offerings available for purchase from San Francisco’s favorite eateries and food trucks, Mimosa and Bloody Mary drink kits, ...

Asian American Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Sunday, September 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Asian American Orchestra | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the atomic devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1945: A Year of Infamy is an epic new work by percussionist/composer Dr. Anthony Brown and his Grammy-nominated Asian American Orchestra. Combining traditional Asian instruments and forms with the improvisational ethic and sonorities ...
‘The Great American Song Book’ | SF
Sunday, September 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
'The Great American Song Book' | SF

The Golden Gate Park Band, under the direction of Michael L. Wirgler, presents the 133rd season in Golden Gate Park’s music concourse. The weekly concerts take place most Sundays at 1 pm and are free and open to the public. All concerts feature music of specific ...

Tango With Orquesta Z | Union Square
Sunday, September 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Tango With Orquesta Z | Union Square
Orquesta Z is composed of San Francisco Bay Area musicians with a love for Argentine tango. Our repertoire is rich with Golden Era Argentine tangos from the 30’s thru 50’s, plus modern and original compositions from the 60’s thru today from around the world. The tangos we ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio
Sunday, September 6 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present the first production of Romeo and Juliet since 1992, celebrating Shakespeare’s remarkable genre-defying play which soars to the heights of romantic comedy before plunging into heartbreak. While the doomed lovers will always be remembered for their ...

Shakespeare’s “King Lear”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Sunday, September 6 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Shakespeare's

Actors Ensemble with Berkeley’s Inferno Theatre present William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Adapted and directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone, this ensemble production condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. 2015 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd ...

“Bad Asians” Candid Storytelling Night | SF

Bad Asians will be featuring local raconteurs, performers, and comedians who will be telling a story based on a theme of the month. Featured will be Asians/Asian Americans with differing backgrounds and upbringings, but somehow share some very specific commonalities due to their cultural lineage. ...

Monday, September 7

How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7
Monday, September 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Temporary Transbay Terminal
How to Get Across the Bay: BART Transbay Tube Closure | Sept. 5-7

There will be no BART train service between San Francisco and East Bay on August 1-2 and September 5-7, 2015. BART will close the West Oakland Station and will not run trains between West Oakland and Embarcadero stations the first weekend in August and during ...

First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland
Monday, September 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | USS Potomac
First Day to RSVP: Free Harbor Tours: USS Potomac & Giant Cranes | Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland is pleased to offer free harbor tours from June through October 2015 on the historic USS Potomac located at 540 Water Street (at Clay Street) in Jack London Square. See up close some of the world’s largest cranes aboard this 90-minute ...

Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
Monday, September 7 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
Labor Day Symphony Concert in the Park | Golden Gate Park Band
On Monday , September 6, 2015 at 1 pm, The Golden Gate Park Band will present a wonderful concert of American and Patriotic music to celebrate Labor Day. All will take place at the bandshell in the music concourse of Golden Gate Park – right near ...
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio
Monday, September 7 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Main Post Lawn
Free Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet | The Presidio

For the 33rd season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present the first production of Romeo and Juliet since 1992, celebrating Shakespeare’s remarkable genre-defying play which soars to the heights of romantic comedy before plunging into heartbreak. While the doomed lovers will always be remembered for their ...

Shakespeare’s “King Lear”: Theatre in the Park | Berkeley
Monday, September 7 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | John Hinkel Park
Shakespeare's

Actors Ensemble with Berkeley’s Inferno Theatre present William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” Adapted and directed by Giulio Cesare Perrone, this ensemble production condenses and intensifies this seminal family tragedy with striking visuals, physicality and live music. 2015 Performance Dates All performances start at 4 pm Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd ...

Live at Lagunitas Bluegrass Situation: Jamestown Revival | Petaluma
Monday, September 7 – 4:20 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but tickets are required.
| Lagunitas Brewery
Live at Lagunitas Bluegrass Situation: Jamestown Revival | Petaluma

Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma presents a free live concert series featuring some amazing bands ranging in genre from roots to gothic pop in their LaguMiniAmphitheaterette (1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma). Show are free, but tickets are required. You’ll want to grab them quick as these shows will ...

Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose
Monday, September 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*Pre-Sale is $7. $10 at the door
| Café Stritch
Nerd Nite Silicon Valley | San Jose

Calling all Silicon Valley nerds – Nerd Nite is back with some fresh faces and some seriously nerd-tastic speakers at Cafe Stritch in Downtown San Jose every first Monday of the month. Nerd Nite is a celebration of nerdom at its finest with all the essential components: brains, ...

Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob
Monday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Beatles Karaoke Night | Trendynob

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin.

Tuesday, September 8

Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden
Free Admission Day | San Francisco Botanical Garden

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse gardens in the world. A unique urban oasis, the Garden is a living museum within Golden Gate Park, offering 55 acres of both landscaped gardens and open spaces, and showcasing over 8,000 different kinds ...

TODCO Poets | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Tuesday, September 8 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
TODCO Poets | Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Proving that creativity is ageless, the TODCO Poets wax eloquent on romance, friendships, family, politics, and aging. Under the direction of Nancy Deutsch, the Poets bring wit and wisdom to their original works of poetry.

Wednesday, September 9

Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell
Wednesday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Road Runner Sports (Campbell)
Adventure Run Scavenger Hunt & Beer Garden | Campbell

Adventure Run is a free, 60-minute scavenger-like fun run filled with hundreds of friends, giveaways, raffle prizes, music and even a beer garden. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your Adventure starts when you arrive early to collect your supplies (check-in) and try cool new ...

Salsa And Timba With Los Boleros | Union Square
Wednesday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
Salsa And Timba With Los Boleros | Union Square
In a world of modern salsa and timba, Los Boleros stays true to the traditional sound of an era when music was golden. Son Cubano, bolero, cha cha cha, traditional salsa, cumbia and merengue. Los Boleros has two very powerful vocalists. Felix Samuel, not only famous ...
Sculpt Miniature Mexican Food | Mountain View
Wednesday, September 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Sculpt Miniature Mexican Food | Mountain View
Learn how to sculpt miniature items with Fimo, a synthetic clay. We will create a miniature fiesta of perfectly inedible food, including nachos, tacos, and more! All materials are provided. Ages 16 and up. Please, no younger children for this detailed craft.
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley
Wednesday, September 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Berkeley)
Free AcroYoga Class | Sports Basement Berkeley

Come learn the skills, balance and art of acrobatic partner yoga every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-8:30 pm Using basic yoga poses, we’ll learn how to combine them into partner balancing and dynamic movements. No previous experience and no partner needed.

Thursday, September 10

“Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, September 10 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday,April 2 – October 29, 2015. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you ...

NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, September 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general; $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

At NightLife, smart revelers receive special discounted evening admission to the California Academy of Sciences on Thursday evenings with unique special events each week. Thursdays from 6-10 pm Tickets are $12 ($10 for Academy members). Last entry is 9 pm. 21+ with valid ID.

Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre
Thursday, September 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Orinda Theatre
Free Movie Night | Orinda Theatre

The Orinda Theatre hosts a free movie night at 7 pm on every second Thursday of the month. Every month showcases a new interesting classic title and sometimes you can catch special guest appearances by actors and film makers. Bring some cash for popcorn and ...